Lecture Notes: General Surgery, 13th Edition
January 2016, ©2016, Wiley-Blackwell
THE 'GOLDEN JUBILEE' EDITION OF A CLASSIC TEXTBOOK, FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1965
Highly Commended at the British Medical Association Book Awards 2016
General Surgery Lecture Notes continues to be an invaluable, appealing and approachable resource for thousands of medical students and surgical trainees throughout the world. This comprehensive guide focuses on the fundamentals of general surgery, and systematically covers all the clinical surgical problems that a student may encounter and about which they need to know.
Fully revised and updated to reflect the rapid changes which are taking place in surgical practice, this 50th anniversary edition:
- Includes principles of treatment written at student level to aid understanding
- Features full colour illustrations throughout
- Includes electronic access to a range of extra material including case studies, images and photographs, and biographies
- Includes free access to the Wiley E-Text
- Is a perfect review text for medical students as well as junior surgeons taking the MRCS examination and other postgraduate surgical examinations
Trusted by generations of medical students, the clinical emphasis of General Surgery Lecture Notes makes this an essential purchase for all those wishing to learn more about general surgery.
The anytime, anywhere textbook, viii
About the companion website, x
1 Surgical strategy, 1
2 Fluid and nutrition management, 5
3 Preoperative assessment, 11
4 Postoperative complications, 16
5 Acute infections, 27
6 Tumours, 32
7 Shock, 38
8 Burns, 43
9 The skin and its adnexae, 49
10 The chest and lungs, 61
11 The heart and thoracic aorta, 70
12 Arterial disease, 79
13 Venous disorders of the lower limb, 97
14 The brain and meninges, 104
15 Head injury, 113
16 The spine, 126
17 Peripheral nerve injuries, 137
18 The oral cavity, 143
19 The salivary glands, 153
20 The oesophagus, 157
21 The stomach and duodenum, 166
22 Mechanical intestinal obstruction, 183
23 Paralytic ileus, 193
24 The small intestine, 196
25 Acute appendicitis, 201
26 The colon, 206
27 The rectum and anal canal, 220
28 Peritonitis, 233
29 Hernia, 239
30 The liver, 250
31 The gallbladder and bile ducts, 266
32 The pancreas, 276
33 The spleen, 289
34 The lymph nodes and lymphatics, 292
35 The breast, 295
36 The neck, 310
37 The thyroid, 313
38 The parathyroids, 325
39 The thymus, 330
40 The adrenal glands, 332
41 The kidney and ureter, 339
42 The bladder, 356
43 The prostate, 361
44 The male urethra, 370
45 The penis, 373
46 The testis and scrotum, 377
47 Transplantation surgery, 387
Harold Ellis, CBE DM MCh FRCS
Emeritus Professor of Surgery, Guy's Hospital, London
Sir Roy Calne, MS FRCS FRS
Emeritus Professor of Surgery, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
Christopher Watson, MD BChir FRCS
Professor of Transplantation and Honorary Consultant, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
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